Community Resource Guide: Women’s Shelters
Bristol Lodge Women’s Shelter
An overnight women's shelter. Either self referral or referral by agency. 3 months on/ 3 months off. Shelter also has counseling, one meal a day, clothing by referral, storage facilities.
Restrictions: Sober women; out of shelter 7:45am-6pm; 7pm curfew.
Contact: Lee Harris, Director
This is a shelter associated with the Project Place which means that guests have access to the resources provided (including job training). The average stay at this shelter is 6 months. Guests refer themselves.
Capacity: 10 women
Pine Street Inn provides a safe place to sleep as well as access to recovery programs and healthcare. Guests should refer themselves. The Inn also offers a Pregnant Women's program that helps women prepare to care for an infant.
Capacity: 100 +
Guests can stay for up to 21 days at a time. The shelter is open year-round and offers three meals a day as well as access to day programs, showers, laundry, counseling, advocacy, medical care, and other resources. Guests should refer themselves.
Capacity: 20 women
Restrictions: Sober women
Sancta Maria House
This shelter prides itself on having a home-like atmosphere; a safe place for women to spend the night, shower, get a change of clothes and a light meal or snack. Guests can stay up to 7 nights (leaving during the day) after which they must wait 30 days before returning. Guests can be referred by another shelter, social workers, or SSA.
Capacity: 10 women
This shelter program is run by SMOC. It provides assistance to women leaving the correctional system. The program lasts 6 months and consists of transitional housing, substance abuse treatment if necessary, vocational training, other education services. Participants must be referred through the correctional facility.
Capacity: 8 women
This is a program run by SMOC. Referrals go through the Common Ground Resource Center. It provides temporary housing for the participants and is designed to help women with vocational training, housing advocacy, and mental health services.
For more information or to obtain a referral packet, call: 508-620-2690